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RIVM warns of “moderate smog” in south Holland

RIVM warns of “moderate smog” in south Holland

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In the south of the Netherlands hanging smog in the air, caused by ozone. Reports that the national Institute for public Health and the Environment (RIVM), Monday.

The smog is produced when large amounts of pollutants in the air. Especially if there is little or no wind, as now, people can suffer from it.

Common complaints are irritation of eyes, nose and throat, coughing and shortness of breath. Who is prone to smog of the institute the advice especially in the early evening to stay home.

“Refer to complaints that are not immediately explicable, the general practitioner or municipal health service”, recommends that the health and safety of people in the south of the country. The institute uses the term “moderate smog”.

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